BRISBANE PORTRAIT PRIZE
Celebrating contemporary portraiture
About the prize
Any artist with a connection to Brisbane is eligible to enter. The sitter must also have a connection with Brisbane. (See terms and conditions and FAQs for more details) Two dimensional works only.
Entries are now closed.
Exhibition – 30 September – 31 October 2019
LORD MAYOR'S PRIZE $50,000
Entries in all other categories are eligible for the Lord Mayor’s Prize
Any digitally created still work, including photography.
Supported by Accenture
SYLVIA JONES PRIZE FOR WOMEN ARTISTS
Open to all women
Supported by the Clem Jones Foundation
PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD
Chosen by popular vote from all finalists
Supported by the Courier-Mail
PERFORMING ARTS AND MUSIC AWARD
Open to portraits featuring sitters in the performing arts and music
Supported by the Lister Family Foundation
Artists contact sitters and create artworks
Artists fill in online entry form and upload image of their artwork, before midnight, 23 August
Finalists’ artworks delivered to Brisbane Powerhouse
Winner of the Courier-Mail’s People’s Choice Award announced
Opening night, 10 October 2019. Winners of the Digital Category and the Sylvia Jones Prize for Women artists announced.
Overall winner of the Lord Mayor’s Prize announced.
Finalists collect artworks from Brisbane Powerhouse, November 1.